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Newport Jazz Festival

 

1965

 

 

 

 

Newport Jazz Festival Lineup 1965

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newport Jazz Festival Lineup 1965 

 



THURSDAY - July 1, 1965

 

"THE FAMILY OF JAZZ" 

Memphis Slim, piano & Willy Dixon, bass.

  Pete Seeger

featuring 

Max Kaminsky, trumpet, Bud Freeman, saxophone, Jack Lesberg, bass, Morey Feld, drums, George Wein, piano.

  Muddy Waters Blues Band 

featuring 

Otis Spann, piano, James Cotton, harmonica, Little Bo, tenor saxophone.
 

  Dizzy Gillespie Quintet 

featuring 

James Moody, alto saxophone, Chris White, bass, Rudy Collins, drums, Kenny Barron, piano.


  The Les McCann Trio 

featuring 

Paul Humphrey, drums and Richard Gaskin, bass.
 

  Modern Jazz Quartet 

featuring 

Connie Kay, drums, Percy Heath, bass,Milt Jackson, vibraharp, 

John Lewis, piano and musical director.

  JOE WILLIAMS

 

 

 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON - July 2, 1965

 

"THE NEW THING IN JAZZ" 
 

  Jazz Composers Orchestra 

under the direction of 

Mike Mantler and Carla Bley 

with 

Milford Graves Jimmy Lyons Fred Pirtle Roswell Rudd, Walter Booker, and John Tchicai.

  Archie Shepp Trio

  Paul Bley Quartet

  Cecil Taylor and Group

 

 

 

FRIDAY EVENING - July 2, 1965

 

"JAZZ FOR MODERNS" 
 

  Art Blakey Quintet 

featuring 

Gary Bartz, alto saxophone, John Gilmore, tenor saxophone, John Hicks, piano, 

Victor Sproles, Jr., bass, and Lee Morgan, trumpet.

  Miss Carmen McRae 

accompanied by 

Norman Simmons at the Piano.

  The Miles Davis Quintet 

featuring 

Wayne Shorter, tenor saxophone, Herbie Hancock, piano, Ron Carter, bass, Tony Williams, drums.
 

  Thelonious Monk Quartet 

featuring 

Charles Rouse, tenor saxophone, Ben Riley, drums, Larry Gales, bass.
 

  John Coltrane Quartet 

featuring 

Elvin Jones, drums, Jimmy Garrison, bass, McCoy Tyner, piano.

 

 

 

SATURDAY AFTERNOON - July 3, 1965

 

"DRUM WORKSHOP" 

Featuring 

Louis BellsonArt BlakeyRoy HaynesElvin JonesJo Jones, Joe Morello, Buddy Rich.
 

  Johnny Coles, trumpet, Billy Taylor, piano, George Coleman, tenor saxophone.

 

 

 

SATURDAY EVENING - July 3, 1965  

 

  Jam Session with Buddy Rich, drums, Howard McGhee, trumpet, Sonny Stitt, saxophone, 

Illinois Jacquet, saxophone, Tony Scott, clarinet, Toshiko, piano.
 

  From Tokyo, Miss Mieko Hirota,

accompanied by 

Billy Taylor on the piano, Grady Tate, drums, Ben Tucker, bass.
 

  Dave Brubeck Quartet 

featuring 

Paul Desmond, alto saxophone, Eugene Wright, bass, Joe Morello, drums.
 

  Herbie Mann Octet  

featuring 

Herbie Mann, flute, Dave Pike, vibraharp, Jane Getz, piano, Jack Hitchcock, trombone, 

Mark Weinstein, trombone, Earl May, bass, Bruno Carr, drums, "Patato" Valdes, conga drums.

 

  Earl "Fatha" Hines

 

 

  The Duke Ellington Orchestra,

 

featured guest, 

 

Louis Bellson on the drums.

 

 

 

SUNDAY AFTERNOON - July 4, 1965 

"JAZZ SHOWCASE"

  Denny Zeitlin Trio 

featuring 

Charlie Haden, bass, Jerry Granelli, drums.

 

  Wes Montgomery with The Wyton Kelly Trio

Wes Montgomery, guitar, Wynton Kelly Trio , piano, 

Paul Chambers, bass,  Jimmy Cobb, drums.

 

  Johnny Coles, trumpet, George Coleman, tenor saxophone.

intermission

  Attila Zoller, guitar, Don Friedman, piano, Lee Konitz, alto saxophone, 

 

Larry Ridley, bass, Joe Chambers, drums, Albert Mangelsdorf, trombone.

 

 

  The Dollar Brand Trio

  Stan Getz Quintet

 

 

 

SUNDAY EVENING - July 4, 1965 

  Oscar Peterson Trio 

  COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA

  FRANK SINATRA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program and festival lineup courtesy of http://newportjazzfest.net/

 

 

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